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Fall 2013 Session

SOWK 741
Social Welfare Problems and Policies

CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Thursday, August 22, 2013

General Information: Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect and by video streaming. Students may be present, either in person or online, for the class sessions on Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m., or may view the class at a later time. USC Columbia students may attend classes in Wardlaw College, Room 116. All other students will view classes via the Internet and may call in with questions at during class. For students viewing the class live online, the Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. Students viewing at a later time may visit the Web site at http://video.sc.edu; click on the appropriate college/school and then your class link to view lectures. Your instructor will provide in Blackboard the required ID and password to access the video streaming files. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect or video streaming.

NOTE: Department permission required. Call Mosetta Ragin 803-777-6492.

On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information: For the last scheduled class session, students will be required to attend the session at USC Columbia. Location TBA.

Class Cancelled Information: No class on Nov. 21

Video Streaming Information: Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming is available online.

Course Delivery Type: Over 50% Web Delivery: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor:  William C Latta

Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Analysis of the definition, etiology, and historical and current responses to social problems; a study of the policy process applied to social problems.

Information is accurate as of
April 16, 2014, 3:18 am
(Subject to change)

Course Materials
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.

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